ariana sexton-hughes is a new york-based writer whose work focuses on recovery from anorexia, bipolar disorder, trauma, ballet, and chronic pain. 

inspired by the life and works of Johns Hopkins psychiatrist Kay Redfield Jamison, ariana began writing in high school as a form of therapy.

ariana’s micropoem, “e-du-cation,” was one of 12 blackout poems featured in the New York Times.

ariana is currently fighting sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia, oppression, and hate as an editor with femination.org.

ariana’s first book of poetry, “i write to heal,” will be published in December 2021.

selected works

Skip to content